Diodes Incorporated Expands General-Purpose Low-Voltage CMOS Logic Family
Continuing the rapid expansion of its standard logic product line, Diodes Incorporated has announced the availability of more package options added to its four families of high-speed and advanced high-speed CMOS parts. Provided in a choice of SO14 and TSSOP14 packages, the HC, HCT, AHC and AHCT logic families each offer 10 of the most popular logic functions in quad and hex configurations.
Microsemi applies Extended Flow to RT ProASIC3 FPGA Product Family
Microsemi today introduced the addition of the Extended Flow to its RT ProASIC3 field programmable gate array (FPGA) device family, providing additional screening options and a higher level of reliability assurance required in many critical space applications.
Single Gate Logic Devices Prolong Portables' Battery Life
Diodes Incorporated unveils a family of single gate logic devices designed to save power and space in a broad range of portable consumer electronic products, including cell phones, e-readers and tablet computers. Manufactured on a 3V advanced ultra low-power CMOS process, the 74AUP1G logic is pin compatible with industry-standard parts while offering a package height advantage through its miniature DFN package options.
High Voltage CMOS Driver for PIN Diodes Suitable for Commercial Radio and Military Applications
M/A-COM Tech has today announced the release of a new High Voltage CMOS Driver for PIN diodes for use in military and commercial radio applications. The MADR-010574 is designed to work with M/A-COM Tech's high power and high voltage PIN diodes. This driver supports series-shunt and all-series diode designs by biasing four diodes simultaneously.
M/A-COM Technology Solutions Introduces New 6-Bit Serial/Parallel Module Driver
M/A-COM Technology Solutions Inc. announced today a new Transmit/Receive module Driver IC which provides 6-Bit serial/parallel logic control and T/R switch control for multifunction T/R modules. The MADR-010410 is an efficient CMOS driver and ideal for logic control of GaAs based T/R modules as well as a 6-Bit S/P driver for attenuators or phase shifters.
Lattice Announces New 32 QFN Package For MachXO2 Programmable Logic Devices
Lattice Semiconductor Corporation today announced the immediate availability of its low cost, low power MachXO2 family of programmable logic devices (PLD) in a new 32 QFN (Quad Flatpack No-leads) package. Since the MachXO2 family's production release in 2011, customers worldwide have taken advantage of its innovative combination of ease-of-use, flexibility, system integration and affordability.
Diodes Inc. Expands General-Purpose Low-Voltage CMOS Logic Family for Wide Application Range
Diodes Incorporated has expanded its low-voltage CMOS (LVC) general–purpose logic family, beyond single- and dual-gate products, with the addition of 10 popular functions in 14-pin TSSOP packages. The new 74LVCxx logic ICs are designed for a broad range of computing applications including desktop and notebook PCs, computer peripherals like hard-disk and optical drives, networking equipment such as routers and hubs, as well as an array of consumer equipment including TVs, set-top boxes, DVRs and gaming consoles.
Diodes logic family saves space with 1mm square package
Diodes Incorporated has released 8 single gate logic functions in the miniature 6-pin DFN1010 package. Measuring just 1.0mm by 1.0mm and with a maximum off-board height of 0.4mm, the latest additions to the 74LVC1Gxx logic family provide space-saving opportunities for the smallest handheld devices, including advanced cell phones, satellite navigation systems and tablet computers.
Diodes single gate logic now in small DFN package
Diodes Incorporated has released new versions of its 74LVC1GXX and 74LVCE1GXX CMOS logic families in DFN1410 packages measuring 1.4mm x 1.0mm x 0.4mm high. These tiny single gate devices complement the existing SOT25 and SOT353 versions and have been developed primarily for cell phones, smart phones and tablet computers. Compared to wafer chip scale packages, the DFN1410 provides the advantages of lower cost and reduced manufacturing complexity.
Diodes extends logic family with open drain parts
Diodes Incorporated has extended its family of single-gate logic products with the introduction of open drain functions in both standard and enhanced performance versions. Direct replacements for industry standard parts, the devices are suitable for voltage level shifting, active low wired OR, and active high wired AND applications. The 74LVC1G06, 74LVC1G07, 74LVCE1G06 and 74LVCE1G07 parts are available in SOT25 and SOT353 packages.
Logic products from Diodes Incorporated provide upgrade for industry standard parts
Diodes Incorporated has released its very first family of single-gate logic products. Built on an advanced 5V CMOS process and offering performance enhancements over existing alternatives, the 74LVC1Gxx series provides users with the eight most popular standard logic functions in SOT25 and SOT353 package options, and the 74LVCE1Gxx series offers enhanced performance versions of these same functions.
CSSP platform provides flexible upgrade path for smartphones
The recent addition of high-speed UARTs to the library of functions for QuickLogic's low-power, configurable Customer Specific Standard Product (CSSP) logic platforms for consumer electronics, is providing a versatile upgrade path for smartphone developers. It offers a power-efficient single-chip solution to expand the interfacing capability of a mobile application processor to support high-datarate Bluetooth, as well as the integration of further high-desirability peripherals such as GPS.
High Temperature Logic Family from CISSOID
CISSOID has announced its CHT-74 Logic Family for extreme temperatures. The products are optimized for High-Temperature, High Reliability applications. They bring digital functions to system designers targeting high temperature electronics, even beyond 200°C.
Level Shifting Hot Swap Buffers Improve I2C & SMBus Standards
Linear Technology has expanded its I2C and SMBus Bus Buffer and Rise Time Accelerator family with the introduction of the LTC4308 and LTC4309. As the number of plug-in boards continues to increase, additive capacitances begin to critically lengthen rise times. Breaking the bus into several pieces with bus buffers alleviates this problem, but if the buffer offsets are too large, logic low voltage specifications may be violated.
Military-temperature programmable logic platform enters volume production
Keeping its commitment to the industrial, military and high reliability market, QuickLogic has now achieved volume production of its PolarPro QL1P1000 in a mil-spec temperature rating. QL1P1000 integrates one million gates of the industry's lowest-power configurable logic technology, together with embedded memory built-in FIFO control, and advanced clock management control units.
Programmable logic platform now available in military temperature rating
QuickLogic announces that the one million gate version of PolarPro, the industry's lowest power programmable logic technology, is now available in a mil-spec temperature rating. This innovative programmable device, incorporating embedded memory with built-in FIFO control, and advanced clock management control units, offers unparalleled design security.
Ramtron extends capability of its non-volatile state saver family with new 4-bit products
Ramtron International Corporation has expanded its non-volatile state saver family with the quad state saver – a 4-bit FRAM-based device that retains logic states without power and restores outputs automatically upon power up. Any change in state is automatically recorded in the non-volatile ferroelectric latch, which is possible due to the fast writes, low power, and extremely high endurance of FRAM memory technology.
Logic family overcomes limited number of I/O ports in micro-based embedded systems
STMicroelectronics has introduced the Xpander Logic family to help customers overcome the limited number of I/O ports in microcontroller and microprocessor-based embedded systems. Any existing or additional I/O-intensive tasks on the central processing unit (CPU) can be now reassigned to the Xpander Logic IC that operates off ultra-low power and comes in a very small package, making it ideal for portable multimedia devices such as mobile phones, smartphones, and personal digital assistants.
QuickLogic's ultra-low-power FPGA family extended to 300,000 gates
QuickLogic Europe has released of 300,000- and 200,000-gate versions of the PolarPro device. Designated QL1P300 and QL1P200, these large FPGAs with embedded SRAM are the third and fourth members of the PolarPro family to reach full production status. They complement existing versions with 100,000 and 75,000 gates. By combining the flexibility and fast development times of FPGAs with ASIC-like density and very low power consumption, QL1P200 and QL1P300 create solutions for consumer electronics products such as smartphones, personal media players (PMPs) and portable navigation devices, as well as industrial handheld products.
Starter Kits enable fast programmable logic development
DT Electronics is now stocking Xilinx Spartan-3E Starter Kits. Each kit is a complete development board including power supply, evaluation software, resource CD containing comprehensive technical data, and a USB cable. The kits support the Xilinx Spartan-3E and CoolRunner-II families of devices. They have an on-board 50MHz crystal clock oscillator, 128Mb parallel flash, 16Mb SPI flash and 64MB of DDR SRAM.